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Passenger and air cargo volumes at Changi rise

The growth trend in passenger and airfreight traffic at Changi Airport continued…

The growth trend in passenger and airfreight traffic at Changi Airport continued in May 2004.

Changi Airport handled 2.38 million passengers last month. This is a jump of 136.7 per cent compared to May 2003.

The airport also moved 147,718 tonnes of airfreight. This is 17.3 per cent higher than in May 2003.

In all, Changi Airport has handled 11.8 million passengers in the first five months of this year, or 29.6 per cent more than the corresponding period in 2003, and 0.8 per cent higher than the same period in 2002.

In terms of cargo, Changi Airport moved a total of 706,603 tonnes of airfreight from January to May 2004. This is a gain of 9.8 per cent over the same period in 2003, and an 8.5 per cent improvement from 2002.

The uptrend provides more evidence that Changi Airport has achieved traffic recovery.

Vicky Karantzavelou
Co-Founder & Chief Editor - TravelDailyNews Media Network

Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales. She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.